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and was important for us to hear about how well, the law library it considered in san francisco and the legal community so some of that has some great weight in our consideration today and despite what you feel is the outcome i still think it's important >> i'd like to second the motion. i did want to say that i appreciate the budget office recommendations and the various compute if the mayor's office as well. the testimony of many folks from the legal community from the concerned professionals to the attorneys and us low practitioners i used the law library and as an attorney in the counter location and i hope that the vision is outlined by 2004 boards own resolution to a center of a justice center we can chief sometime in the future. i hope to work with all of you and help to raise private funds for potential improvements. i feel like the proposal that is before his will help improve the law library and others testified that the trend of libraries whether it's compact shelving or the use of online databases but we're increasing the size of the law library as the budget and analysis offices
of fly casting is held in san francisco and visitors from all over the globe travel to be here. >> we are here with phil, general manage of san francisco rec and parks department at the anglers lodge. what do you think about this? >> it is spectacular, travis from oregon, taught me a snake roll and a space cast. >> there are people from all over the world come to san francisco and say this is the place to be. >> yeah. it's amazing, we have teams from all over the world here today and they are thrilled. >> i flew from ireland to be here. and been practicing since for the competition. all the best casters in the world come here. my fellow countryman came in first place and james is on the current team and he is the head man. >> it's unique. will not see anything like it where you go to compete in the world. competitions in ireland, scotland, norway, japan, russia each year, the facilities here in the park are second to none. there is no complex in the world that can touch it. >> i'm here with bob, and he has kindly agreed to tell me everything i need to know about casting. i'm going to
you. welcome everybody to the building in san francisco. gosh, your vision, i have been living with this vision for almost two years now ever since our city engineer said, come with me to this event and you are going to be surprised how we can turn infrastructure to a piece of art. i have worked with so many projects with roads and buildings that we oftentimes cannot lift this heavy piece of metal or holes in the ground an construction and not be able to see the work of art that contributes to this city and future. amy, thank you for your incredible leadership on this. i met you first at this event here but was immediately sold on the possibility that we can unleash art in the most creative way. this is in fact a beacon for our arts community, for a world class city and it has the ability to attract some $50 million of contributions to our economic vitality a huge base of fans that will visit our city. there is going to be 150 million visitors, i think it's going to be $97 million contribution to our committee already scaled by our travel association. so part of it is economics
and declare that san francisco would be the first council of the united states and that was passed by the finance committee and by the board of supervisors and you are the first one, as a urban entity, a governmental entity to directly address what happens across the street, on the fifth floor, you will see now, if you go there now you will see a line of people, some of them well dressed because six out of ten of the little class will go to civil court have no lawyer, eight out of ten are imp overishood. >> i know this board and i know that you care about them. and i am representing a woman in sacramento who has what other issues? she lost complete custody of her 14-year-old daughter. she is disabled and has no lawyer her husband had a lawyer. how much does it take for families being unrepresented and sometimes both sides are unrepresented for the department... it is common. what do they do? they go to the law library, i found just in a year and a half. they go to the law library and for a lawyer to see a layperson three years of education, three years of education, he cannot repre
for the coalition of legal professionals and i am a board member of (inaudible) and members of san francisco tomorrow, citizen climate to lobby as well as other social economic and professional organizations i am urging the supervisors to allow fundings to allow at least the library to keep the present minimum spais of 30,000 square feet. i am saying this not from the standpoint of the present city budget but for the future needs of our residents. and as an internet engineer, i realize that we could find them on-line and the library does provide the service and know that it is necessary to have a physical space for legal research and free citizen education that the library provides. neither wiki pedia, or google could take the presence of the san francisco public library, neither will lexus or west law on-line will replace the library. internet cannot replace a well-appointed law library for ordinary san francisco citizen as well as legal professionals. and the next 20 years, san francisco will experience the increase in population and change in dem graphicks that will reflect the dem graphi
many other days, trees will be dedicated in someone who has contributed to san francisco either through their work or given back to the environment through culture, through arts and through many of the hard work and we will unveil who will receive this dedication today. as many of you know trees are very important for our communities. they provide us shade, they deter water from going into our storm systems, they provide a place for birds and butterflies and of course they help us clean our air. arbor day is a very important event. it is celebrated not just in america, but all over the world and i'm honored that we are kicking this event. i would like to thank the mayor for bringing arbor day back to san francisco. this is our 8th arbor day. i will welcome mayor lee to the stage. >> thank you the dpw, the recreation department, to all of those who helped us in working today. arbor day, it is an annual celebration that we have struggled very hard to make sure this city appreciate because the trees are part of a great answer and solution to reducing carbon emissions and be sure we have gr
. when i am in san francisco which is more than half of the time i depend upon the library for office space by the hour, where i could meet with clients in a quiet business-like setting. and i have also believe that this is good income for the library. i have used the law library on market and (inaudible) until its closure. and for many years. but what i did notice is that it was used by many who are not attorneys. and with the cut backs in the courts, and now, cut backs in the libraries, in terms of space and services and budget, that fewer people of the budget are able to find legal research and information about their rights, say in landlord tenant situations. i agree with the other attorneys that lexus nexus and west law are expensive and it does help us to pass on the savings to our clients if we don't have to subscribe to these services. it is not just attorneys who will suffer if the libraries are chipped away and cut back. and that is the main point that i would like to make, and thank you for considering it. >> thank you very much. >> next speaker, please? >> good morning, mr
i had never seen been in public gatherings in san francisco. i think this is an issue that has drawn a lot of people that are normally an activist and made them activist. it's justin credible. i want to thank our colleagues that were there, president chiu and supervisor kim. it was positive and let's send that energy to washington. >> thank you, supervisor wiener, supervisor yee. supervisor avalos? >> thank you, just one item to mention for introduction. i'm calling for a hearing, the local hiring policy for construction for 2012-2013, the annual report. as folks know i was the author of the local higher ordinance and there was a great deal of support from across the boerpz #69 board board of supervisors and the mayor and staff and from the community as well. we've had some really great numbers to show for how successful the program has been. we have seen that over the past year we are actually hitting 32 percent is what we are hitting across the board in our projects, the mandate for the past year was 25 percent, so we are 7 percentage points over the mark for the project as well. s
those folks. this means about 1 in every 35 thousand in san francisco are positive. our funding the number of people living with aids in san francisco has increased over 40 percent but we've seen a drastic decrease in our funding over the same period of time. as we've also heard the department of the public health hiv services provides care for those 17 thousand annual and about 16 thousand receive funding for the ryan white dollars. and in addition to gay men african-americans and the homeless are impacted by this epidemic and folks over the age of 50 comprises over 50 of people living with hiv. also want to set the instantly in terms of health care reform. as you know we're facing a huge transition. the hiv provider network was worked together with the department of public health and the planning consonantal to form a fairly unique and is only one i know of in the country task force to address this issue. we are persecuted a funding grant and the transition for most vulnerable populations and to adjust to a new insurance environment. we have a huge challenge in front of us. we
the san francisco coalition. we, as part of our process had meetings with the coalition in my office, their executive committee that varied from 10-13 in size from meeting to meeting and also their liaison mr. mark kumar who kept everyone a price apprised of what we were doing. i know that san francisco is still a city that knows how and wants the city to work and cares about each other. congratulations to san francisco. i want to introduce our fine mayor ed lee. [ applause ] . >> thank you. i yelled out wife and family to make sure that there was a way in which to acknowledge the tremendous sacrifice that lou gerardo has given. when you see construction workers, you know something big is going to happen. it has in the same level of excitement that i have seen in the rebuilding of general hospital and the uc medical center. every time we touch our health care system, we have something that promises a better life for people and barbara is as excited for this announcements as well. saint luke's are incredible institutions for san francisco. that's why we thought it would be best for t
and eco friendly park the greatest park in the united states. >> san francisco is one of those incredible cities in the world. i would rather be around trees, than like flat land, you know what i am saying? >> the fact that it is separate places it gives a lot of space for the amount of people that is here. i really appreciate that. ♪ >> san francisco, what is not to love? >> a blessing with the space and a blessing being here and everyone else being here on public land and sharing this music and vibration together and we are grateful for the city and the park and rec for making it happen. >> we are keeping it cleaned by picking up, everything that we need help with, we can't do it without your help. >> it is amazing for san francisco and the music scene. this is a job creator and they hire over 3400 people. we bring in 50 to 60 restaurant and winerries. >> it is crazy. and it never stops. ♪ >> i only came to see stevie wonder. i just got a ticket. i am so excited. we are so blessed out right now. >> it is amazing, i came all the way from israel to meet the people and hang
. >>> the search is over. the young museum in san francisco finally has a new director. some employees describe as a period of turmoil. >> reporter: workers here at the de young museum hasn't had a director over the last 6 months. during that time, there's been a contentious labor dispute. today the man who will head up san francisco fine arts museum promise to address employee morale. >> if gives me great pleasure to announce new director is colin d. bailey. >> reporter: the announcement was made this afternoon. 57-year-old colin bailey appointed as director of the de young museum. although board president diane doesn't see it that way. >> absolutely not. there was no turmoil. >> reporter: after the previous director, john buchanan died in late 2007. a number of museum workers claimed they were forced out. >> we got the power. >> reporter: a bitter labor dispute broke out with angry employees staging this protest. the board president herself has been criticized for wielding too much influence. something she denies. >> where is the problem. >>
to hire for jobs from san francisco. but in addition to that we have improved the provisions for permanent entry level jobs. initially there were several jobs we were committing to, we have agreed to 40 percent of new entry level permanent jobs will come from san francisco. these will come from residents from real working class neighborhoods, the southeast neighborhood, sonoma, tend lions and also the work force training to $4 million. le me talk about transportation the intersection at the site. there were a lot of questions about potential 28,000 new car trips to that sight. let me say a couple things, obviously with the hospital half the size, that is less congestion to the area. the parking garage is about 200 parking spots smaller there will be $14 million to provide transit. other pedestrian safety and transit i am improvements that we need in the neighborhood. in addition to that i want to thank cpmc to help manage traffic congestion and more policies to use clipper card. this afternoon at the board of supervisors we will be introducing 10-page single space that lays this out. i fir
. and to please be generous and proud of your support of your san francisco law library. >> thank you. >> next speaker, please? >> my name is john murray and i have lived in san francisco since 1977. i have been using the law library since about 1980 or so, and i use it whenever the need arises, i am not a lawyer, i am simply a citizen of this country and a resident of san francisco. i have had many occasions to use the library and i don't do computers and i found that when i do computers i wind up with eye strain and headache and there are many things that i can do with the book such as lay the books out on a table, six or more if i need to and go back and forthwith the books and find it an easy way to deal with smaen subject and especially the law. i have represented myself in overcoming a denial of unemployment insurance claim. and a personal injury slip and fall, and at the rent board where they are using unlicensed contractors and other times such as researching to better help my disabled 82-year-old friends. and there also an issue with the abc... (inaudible) and i could tell in most of
>> hi, in san francisco we're doing a special series called stay safe, about staying in your home after an earthquake. and today we're going to be talking about the neighborhood support center to help people find new resources when they stay in their home. ♪ ♪ >> we're here at the urban center in san francisco with sarah karlewski, deputy director of spur. we're talking about the shelter, a safe place to stay, exhibition at their center. and part of being able to shelter in place in your home is to be able to find a place nearby where you can get the services that you might not have in your home. and that's what this little neighborhood support center is for. >> that's right. >> what are some of the services that might be provided in a neighborhood center like this? >> yeah. so, we think of the neighborhood support centers as really being homes away from home. so, after a major earthquake there is going to be a lot of confusion. people are going to need to try to meet up with other people. they're going to need a lot of information. so, a lot of what the neighborhood support c
, wonderful. it will be a great day. welcome, everybody, welcome to san francisco. to some of you, welcome to the presidio, welcome to this absolutely gorgeous futures without violence center. i want to start by thanking futures without violence and esther solar for giving us this beautiful space to meet in today. is esther here? i haven't seen her. we'll thank her later. they made this space available for us. good morning, my name is me linda hague for those of you who don't know me. i was appointed by president obama a little more than two years ago to be united states attorney and it is my incredible honor to represent the president, the obama administration here in the northern district of california. welcome to the stop bullying summit. i'm a federal prosecutor so it may seem odd that here we are talking about bullying and we asked all of you to be here and i want to explain the origin of that and why this happened. you people, everybody in this room, has been involved in this issue and is doing incredible work on this issue and we were so honored to be a part of it and to meet
that it provides to disadvantaged people and the major law firms and the small law firms in san francisco have historically contributed, hundreds of thousands of dollars annually for the bar association of san francisco. i have been notified that the recent change in the legal community so that a lot of local firms are now associated with out of state firms has made an impact as well as the economy on the amount of dollars available for the charitable contributions and they may necessarily have the same perspective as historically san francisco firms have had regarding making those kinds of contributions >> let me say a word about the 525 golden gate. that became a effort in which we spent a lot of time with the mayor and the people on his staff trying to work together and you are familiar with the societies where the pvc building is now, and at that time, there was an empty condemned building there and they thought about that being a major city office building, which would house the library and on the ground floor there was going to be a justice center where the people could walk in with lega
in desire need to san francisco general and i expect their costing the citizens of the san francisco a lot more then by private giving and volunteers. i do have several residents who have come to speak and their medically challenged. could i bring them forward? >> good afternoon i'm tim. i've been a residence for the last two months. the care and services provided by them is very incredible to someone who has hiv. i say the funding shouldn't be cut because it's very, very critical in the cycle of recovery that all hiv and aids patients go through. i really encourage you to reconsider before you cut. i need there are a lot of issues i need to consider but do consider this. thank you >> hi. thank you for hearing me, i'm a required school teacher i have aids and cancer. i was looking the prospective with no cooking facility as a plays i was living while i was go through chemotherapy. now all the worry i had about my living space and being taken care of and any medical emergency hispanics to me has been lifted from my shoufldz so i can concentrate on getting rest in a place that's clean and
tang, supervisor campos, president chiu. travis fox, chief information officer for the san francisco municipal transportation agency. just want to talk about sort of [speaker not understood] the leadership that's come from the board of supervisors and the mayor, speak to some of the things that we're undertaking in our agency and what we hope to do in the future in terms of open date a. we have all of our next time -- next bus real time predictions available, [speaker not understood] park data and respond to a number of one-off requests as well. in the future what we're having coming forward is taxi data access system where we're going to offer the [speaker not understood] license developers to all taxi locations and electronically hail taxis in san francisco. all of us are very excited about that in term of making it easier for us to get around the city. also providing automatic passenger counter information to folks, additional information on transit vehicle and also bicycle information. one other area that we're working on that i know is of great interest to supervisor chiu and ot
. live in san francisco, i am katie marzullo for abc7 news. >> emotional ads started to run to coincide with national day to demand action featuring family members of the children and adults killed in the massacre in new and town cut. remember the 26 victims who lost their life. she just wanted to teach little kids. that was her goal. she died doing it. >> the ads part of the mayors against gun coalitions. make bloomberg spent $12 million targeting lawmakers to expand the gun control. several local areas including san francisco and oakland mayors are will part of the coalition. at the same time, we are learning new details of the sandy hook elementary school shooter, 20-year-old and his life leading up to the december massacre. released search warrants showed he lived in a world of weapons. investigators searched his home and cars after he shot 20 schoolchildren and six educators. they found an arsenal of guns more than a thousand rounds of ammunition, swords, knives and the attack lasted less than five minutes before he killed himself. >> developing news from san francisco where right
, the carvings, it represents commerce, navigation, all of the things that san francisco is famous for. >> the wood you see in the board of supervisor's chambers is oak and all hand carved on site. interesting thing about the oak is there isn't anymore in the entire world. the floors in china was cleard and never replanted. if you look up at the seceiling you would believe that's hand kof carved out of wood and it is a cast plaster sealing and the only spanish design in an arts building. there are no records about how many people worked on this building. the workman who worked on this building did not all speak the same language. and what happened was the person working next to the other person respected a skill a skill that was so wonderful that we have this masterpiece to show the world today. >> san francisco is home to some of the most innovative companies of the 21st century. this pioneering and forward looking spirit is alive in san francisco government as well. the new headquarters of the san francisco public utilities commission at a5 25 golden gate avenue is more than just a
in san francisco, i am katie marzullo for abc7 news. >> emotional ads started to run to coincide with national day to demand action featuring family members of the children and adults killed in the massacre in new and town cut. remember the 26 victims who lost their life. she just wanted to teach little kids. that was her goal. she died doing it. >> the ads part of the mayors against gun coalitions. make bloomberg spent $12 million targeting lawmakers to expand the gun control. several local areas including san francisco and oakland mayors are will part of the coalition. at the same time, we are learning new details of the sandy hook elementary school shooter, 20-year-old and his life leading up to the december massacre. released search warrants showed he lived in a world of weapons. investigators searched his home and cars after he shot 20 schoolchildren and six educators. they found an arsenal of guns more than a thousand rounds of ammunition, swords, knives and the attack lasted less than five minutes before he killed himself. >> developing news from san francisco where right
?oo hi, i'm holly lee. i love cooking and you are watching quick bites. san francisco is a foodie town. we san franciscoans love our food and desserts are no exceptions. there are places that specialize in any and every dessert your heart desires, from hand made ice cream to organic cakes, artisan chocolate and cupcakes galore, the options are endless. anyone out there with a sweet tooth? then i have a great stop for you. i've been searching high and low for some great cookies and the buzz around town that anthony's are those cookies. with rave reviews like this i have to experience these cookies for myself and see what the fuss was all about. so let's see. while attending san francisco state university as an accountinging major, anthony's friend jokingly suggested he make cookies to make ends make. with no formal culinary training he opened his own bakery and is now the no. 1 producer of gourmet cookies in the biarea and thank you for joining us on quick bites. how do you feel? >> i feel great. >> so i want to get to the bottom of some very burning questions. why cookies?
live or work in san francisco and have a form of id. >> we started bank on s.f. six years ago to reach out to folks in the city who do not have a bank account. we wanted to make sure they know they have options which should be more low-cost, more successful to them and using chat catchers. >> check cashing stores can be found all over the city, but they're convenient locations come with a hidden price. >> these are big. >> i remember coming in to collect -- charged a fee to collect a monogram. >> people who use check catchers, particularly those who use them to cash their paychecks all year long, they can pay hundreds, even a thousand dollars a year just in fees to get access to their pay. >> i do not have that kind of money. >> i would not have to pay it if i had a bank account. >> bank accounts are essential. they keep your money saved and that helps save for the future. most banks require information that may limit its pool of qualified applicants. encouraging to turn to costly and unsafe check captures. >> i do not feel safe carrying the money order that i get home. >> without a ba
a native of san francisco. my grandchildren are 6 generation and i sit on the designs zoning of russian hill neighbors and as you know, this is spring break for many in the country and we have a very large pops of visitors this week and always. and when they finish their lovely trip down the lom bard. i want you to see the view they are going to enjoy. i'm coming today to encourage my supervisors to make undergrounding of utilities a priority of all of san francisco for all of us, the residents, the visitors, the world. the time is now to start a plan to get this done to finish the job we started. thank you. thank you, next speaker. >> good afternoon, supervisors, my name is douglas, and i have lived in san francisco for 61 years. hopefully the carnival is successful. if it isn't, i'm going to chalk it up as a continuing process. second, there is one person missing from the seat. the same person in my opinion that led to the cancellation of last week's 2 committee hearings. in my opinion that is real disservice because that is such a public and important committee and also for the reco
outside the san francisco office of senator feinstein this morning in support of her efforts to pass legislation against gun violence. more than 100 ever helps have are planned across the country. the obama administration says it is not giving up on assault weapons ban although senate majority leader harry reid says there are not enough votes to support it in the senate. >> the concord city council is banning residents from growing medical marijuana in their yard. the city council voted unanimously to pass the ordinance on tuesday after discussing and debating the demand for several months amending the city code to prohibit all outdoor marijuana growing even for medical purposes. the ordinance was models after one and jones -- and joins others that limit outdoor cultivation. >> drug sniffing dogs will visit three schools in may. officials approved a program to test whether using dogs to detect drugs and other contraband can make campuses safer. the santa cruz sentinel says the dogs will be deployed at a high school, new school, and academic vocational charter institute because the pr
>> san francisco is home to some of the most innovative companies of the 21st century. this pioneering and forward looking spirit is alive in san francisco government as well. the new headquarters of the san francisco public utilities commission at a5 25 golden gate avenue is more than just a 13-story building and office ablation. instead, city leaders, departments and project managers join forces with local architectural firms ked to build one of the greatest office buildings in america. that's more than a building. that's a living system. ♪ ♪ when san francisco first bought this land in 1999, it was home to a state office building. >> this was an old eight-story brown building the state owned and the workers' comp people were in that building. it was an old dee correctvth it building for decades. when i was a member of the board of supervisors, all of us wondered why we hadn't done anything there and the mayor thought the same. >> if an earthquake happened, the building was uninhabitable. it sat there vacant for quite a while. the city decided to buy the building
. >>> the search is over. the young museum in san francisco finally has a new director. some employees describe as a period of turmoil. >> reporter: workers here at the de young museum hasn't had a director over the last 6 months. during that time, there's been a contentious labor dispute. today the man who will head up san francisco fine arts museum promise to address employee morale. >> if gives me great pleasure to announce new director is colin d. bailey. >> reporter: the announcement was made this afternoon. 57-year-old colin bailey appointed as director of the de young museum. although board president diane doesn't see it that way. >> absolutely not. there was no turmoil. >> reporter: after the previous director, john buchanan died in late 2007. a number of museum workers claimed they were forced out. >> we got the power. >> reporter: a bitter labor dispute broke out with angry employees staging this protest. the board president herself has been criticized for wielding too much influence. something she denies. >> where is the problem. >> reporter: the man who will head you have san
>> on december 28, 1912, san francisco mayor stared into a sea of 60,000 of constituents that gathered at geary. the berth of the first publicly owned transit system in the city, the san francisco municipal railway. >> welcome, everyone, to this launch of the public service announcement on behalf of the california grand jury's association. i'd like to thank all of you for being here today. being in the presence of such a political [speaker not understood], reminds me of a story a good friend of mine told me about meeting president george h.w. bush. he was in washington meeting with willard e. mills in arkansas at the time mr. mills was the chair of the house ways and means committee, probably one of the most powerful and influential people in washington. upon being introduced to the president, my friend was struck speechless. he just was stammering and stuttering. at which point the president put his hand on his shoulder and said, it's okay, dan, i always get nervous around him, too. [laughter] >> it's a special honor for me to be here today. i'd like to introduce our spe
to san francisco to die. i had $1,500 in my hand and i was going to pay for my cremation. had i not access to services in san francisco i wouldn't be here before you i wouldn't be an active member in the community. i have worked with the aids foundations and i have heard of the pain people had are effected with hiv. if we cut back on the services that gave me life it will take away from lives that are effected by hiv. i'm here to speak on behalf of the latinos because of their inability to speak and be heard. if you cut back on the information or education any kit backs that are made on the steps of progress we'll have to regress back to the 1980s and 90s and start seeing people die again. i'm here to plead and ask for your help. without those services i would not be here before i and be of service to the community i'm a fighter for civil rights and i seriously hope you'll reconsider and take this is to the mayor >> thank you very much. next speaker >> thank you. i moved to this area in 2011. july 13th of of 2012 i had a heart attack. when i moved here from tennessee my viral
since 1907 was a san francisco institution. that particular place closed almost 20 years ago and there was a period for about two or three years where there was a nightclub in that particular location, which failed. but, it has been basically a 75-foot black hole on mason street and this this owner is not -- he is in for the long haul. he is a partner in the building. they own the property he is not going anywhere. and the police, we met with the community, we have over 16 letters of support, which i think have been handed out to the supervisors and it is very wide ranging from the tnbc to the tender loin clinic to most of the neighbors and community groups in that particular location, and we would request that this be sent to the full board with the determination that the public need and convenience would be served by this type 42 beer and wine license. the food i did not talk about it, it is smoke house cuisine and sausages and things that go along with beer. he is here to answer your questions as well as the general trapist who is coming over here to run this location. >>
is the national day to demand action, a bay area group is planning to rally outside the san francisco office of senator feinstein this morning in support of her efforts to pass legislation against gun violence. more than 100 events are landed across the country. the obama administration says that it is not giving up on an assault weapons behalf although senate majority leader harry reid says there are not enough votes to support it. >> the concord city council is banning residents from growing marijuana if their yards, after discussing and debating the ban. it amends the city code to prohibit all outdoor marijuana growing even for medical purposes. the ordinance was models after the ban adopted in 50 other cities and counties around the state that outlaud or limit cultivation. >> dog sniffing dogs will visit schools starting in may. officials approved a program to test whether using dogs to detect drugs and other contraband can make campuses safer and keep kids in school. the santa cruz sentinel says drug sniffing dogs will be deployed at new school, and academic vocational charter institute
some of the youth and young men throughout san francisco play some great pickup games, come wednesday night for midnight basketball. on saturdays, we have a senior lyons dance that has a great time getting exercise and a movement. we have all the music going, the generally have a good time. whether it is awkward camp or junior guard. >> from more information, visit tape 55 >> welcome, this is carl. >> great to meet you. >> great to me you, and i want to thank you for your interest and this is the city's animal shelter. and come in and a lot of people come here to adopt a animal or if they have lost their animal or looking for other animals. and we deal with other animals like birds and rabbits and you name it. this is more to see in this facility and more to see in the community. and i suggest you go with an animal control person and see what they co, whether rescuing animals in distress or hit by a car or dealing with aggressive animals or wildlife or a variety of things. you can only get that flavor with them and doing it first hand. >> i have been with animal control for about six
millions of dollars and funded local projects in san francisco and mclaren park and recently a grant for the visitation green valley development project and for buena vista park and we urged congress to provide funding so that was our main legislative initiatives. two others very quickly the national recreation park association is looking for a sponsor of a park infrastructure and finance act. the act is modeled after the transportation infrastructure finance and innovation act in place since 1998 and create a program for competitive loans and credit for the construction or cost of projects. this is a great way to leverage existing public funding or private funding to fill the gap. for example we have a funding gap for the sustainable nursery project in the botanical garden in golden gate golden gate park and this would be a mechanism to close that for that project, and finally we are advocating for the reconstruction and support of the community parks revitalization act and sponsored by kay hagan to carry out a revitalization program for the rehabilitation of critically needed pa
grateful. from the san francisco police department from greg sir to denise flair erty and cheryl jennings and the girl friday and kept us moving all day and to the communications that we got the word out through the media and laura who kept us moving today and financial support. if you read about the justice department in the paper you know we can't pay for anything. when people come to my office quite literally i can't give them coffee. people think the government is high flying and i am here to tell you it's not true. there was support for this event and we couldn't be more grateful to the people that made this possible and the rosenberg foundation and they are here, the san francisco foundation and dr. sander herself and a round of applause, the california endowment and others provided tremendous financial support so thank you very much for that. [applause] . we really do appreciate it and the cohost and mary lee and tom torque son and who you met this morning and our next panel is planning for student safety opportunity and success and planning for action around the bay. our mod
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of government. mayor lee first began working for the city and county of san francisco in 1989 as the investigator for the city's first whistle blower program. prior to employment with the city and county of san francisco, he was the managing attorney for the asian law caucus. i first met ed in 1992 when he became the executive director for the human rights commission and we were both 16. that's two decades ago, ed. i watched him soon become the director of city purchasing and then going on to become the director of public works. i think ed is the only mayor in city history that can carry tlau on the campaign promise to fill the potholes because he actually knows how and he's the only mayor in city history that can say he actually knows every single city street because his crews probably paved them. i have had the privilege of working alongside ed for many years in city government. he has always been a cherished colleague and friend to everyone in city hall. he's done the job, he gets the job done, never wanting credit, just the satisfaction of doing the right thing for th
in san francisco where a man was hit by a bart train. >> reporter: it shut the station down for nearly two hours, and it had a domino effect. causing delays that stretched through the evening. the closure of the bart station at glen park led to frustration, and confusion. >> i have no idea what's going on. >> reporter: the problem started with an incident an the glen park station. >> we had a report of an individual that jumped in front of a train. upon arrival, we had a stopped train, we did a search of an area underneath it, and indeed found an individual. >> reporter: the city warned riders of delays. trains headed to daly city were turned back at 24th street. for more than an hour, trains did not stop at glen park. >> pretty far to the next bart station. >> i'm still trying to figure out what i'm going to do. >> reporter: camden green thought about calling a cab. >> i was getting ready to call my boss and inform them i was going to be late. >> reporter: just after 6:00, glen park's station reopened, and relieved passengers rushed toward the stalls, heading in and out. it did not en
in san francisco, sal castanedo, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, sal. >>> more details now on the gunman in the newtown shooting. court documents including search warrants of his home were released this morning. investigators found he had an arsenal of guns in the home where he lived with his mother. there was a gun safe in his bedroom. also found were more than a thousand rounds of ammunition, knives, samurai swords. investigators say they also found a holiday card containing a check made out to him for the purchase of a firearm signed by his mother. >>> u.s. park police are investigating the discovery of a body along the coast in san francisco this morning. it was found off ocean beach near the great highway and judith street just before 7:30. san francisco firefighters say the person was face down in the water. investigators have not released any further details. >>> san jose police are investigating the city's third officer-involved shooting this month. it happened yesterday afternoon after a suspected car thief allegedly tried to run an officer over on almadon road in
demonstrating for universal background checks as long as it takes. live in san francisco, sal castanedo, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, sal. >>> more details now on the gunman in the newtown shooting. court documents including search warrants of his home were released this morning. investigators found he had an arsenal of guns in the home where he lived with his mother. there was a gun safe in his bedroom. also found were more than a thousand rounds of ammunition, knives, samurai swords. investigators say they also found a holiday card containing a check made out to him for the purchase of a firearm signed by his mother. >>> u.s. park police are investigating the discovery of a body along the coast in san francisco this morning. it was found off ocean beach near the great highway and judith street just before 7:30. san francisco firefighters say the person was face down in the water. investigators have not released any further details. >>> san jose police are investigating the city's third officer-involved shooting this month. it happened yesterda
. san francisco fire investigators are calling the four-alarm fire suspicious. it damaged three buildings early this morning. the fire started at 1:00 a.m. near third street. it quickly spread to two neighboring buildings. 20 people are now working with the red cross to find somewhere else to live. >>> and spring training is winding down and the giants will be back in action at home in san francisco tomorrow night. right now at&t park, the field crew is busy getting things ready for the exhibition game. they host the oakland a's. the giants execs spent timesharing what is in store for the season. it that includes new food at the ballpark. officials say it's just a taste of the yearlong celebration set for the fans of the world championship giants. >> when you get to the winter months, you can't wait to get together again, and it's really truly, we have a game here tomorrow night. opening day is right around the corner. fans can't wait to get in the ballpark, smell the garlic fries and start enjoying baseball. >> no, they can't. tomorrow night's game starts at 7:15. friday night'
, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we're following developing news in san francisco where a man was struck and killed by a bart train. officials say if appeared the man jumped into the train. bart is still single tracking trains through the area which is causing major delays along the s.f.o. directions. >>> a man pleaded not guilty today to murder. 77-year-old dallas airs died. it happened in january outside of the montgomery bart station in san francisco where ayers worked for 30 years. >>> a san jose man was charged in alleged debt reduction scheme. santa clara county prosecutor said robert childs ran -- investigators say he required participants to pay up front fee 50% of their debt to sign up for the service. officials say childs has been convicted twice before. >>> an 8-year-old girl left the hospital today a day after she was shot in the leg by an arrow. here's a picture of that crossbow arrow that was released by uc berkeley police. just about an hour ago, the family of nadine harrison gave us permission to use these pictures that shows the little girl on the left and the arrow and
input. thank you. >> thank you. >> greetings commissioners. i am a native of san francisco and proud resident of beacon street for the past 42 years, and this issue a tronnishing enough has come back to haunt us. it has actually been resolved some years ago and now since we're revisiting it i stand here opposed to the vision of mr. ginsburg which is to develop this so called trail and his vision continues to say that it would connect -- interconnection with billy goat hill in this case and walter ross park. i am opposed to the development of such a concept and the development of the so-called trail. the so-called trail is a probably no wider than this, a foot and a half to 2 feet, and in our estimation it's been created in a fashion by someone at night that arbitrarily chosen this and by the way on a very steep incline. it's a relatively short area of country hill side and it does continue from the bottom at beacon street and all the way up to the park and it's makeshift. it's primitive. i wouldn't like to leave the impression it's a modified trail because frankly we don't se
. >> miramos las temperaturas 11:10pm hay 59°, san francisco 57 , oakland 59 napa con 54 regresamos con más información . >> [♪ ♪] . >> . >> día histórico para el golden gate, ya no cobran peajes seres humanos, . >> bajen la velocidad detectan conduciendo a 60 millas por hora . >> de puentes 32 tornillos en el baybridge se salen , estos de 9 a 17 , se aflojan a pesar de su ajuste reciente es un tercio , aún verán si los cambiaran y cuanto costaría no esperan que afecte . >> en san francisco se inicio lo que se espera el rascacielo más alto , el alcalde de san francisco con dignatarios celebran la construcción de la torre de 1070 pies de altura . >> educar a los hijos es difícil muchos quieren el manual para instruir pero da buenos resultados . >> gracias primero les cuento listo lapiz primero nuestros niños, miles de familias reciben ayuda, son instruidos primero a ser el ejemplo . >> no somos los mejores padres de lmundo . >> como no hay manual van a estas conferencias que ayudan a entender mejor . >> la falta de motivación . >> un principio a servir de ejemplo . >> no
are mostly back on schedule tonight after a fatal accident. patty lee is live in san francisco where a man was hit by a bart train. >> reporter: it shut the station down for nearly two hours, and it had a domino effect. causing delays that stretched through the evening. the closure of the bart station at glen park led to frustration, and confusion. >> i have no idea what's going on. >> reporter: the problem started with an incident an the glen park station. >> we had a report of an individual that jumped in front of a train. upon arrival, we had a stopped train, we did a search of an area underneath it, and indeed found an individual. >> reporter: the city warned riders of delays. trains headed to daly city were turned back at 24th street. for more than an hour, trains did not stop at glen park. >> pretty far to the next bart station. >> i'm still trying to figure out what i'm going to do. >> reporter: camden green thought about calling a cab. >> i was getting ready to call my boss and inform them i was going to be late. >> reporter: just after 6:00, glen park's station reopened, and relie
they can mary. >>> the san francisco fire investigators want to snow i ka massive blaze was started on purpose. investigators heard some talk about the origin of the fire but have no direct evidence yet about the cause. at least the 20 residents of the apartment buildings had to run for their lives including the owner of the building. >> i was standing out front and this young lady told me that it is a fire in the garbage chute and when i went around there it was just too far gone. >> two firefighters suffered minor injuries. damage is estimated in the millions of dollars. >>> an investigation is underway tonight after a bart train struck and killed a man just before 4:00 this afternoon when a richmond bart train hit the man who ended up underneath the train at the glen park station in san francisco. schiansky 7 hd was over the tr. the station did reopen around 6:00 and is service is now running back on schedule. >>> a technology turnaround underway. what is behind the business boost and a local company bringing dozens of manufacturing jobs back to silicon valley. >> and the look of
is bringing support of the same sex marriage out for aville image -- vigil here in san francisco. >> reporter: they're holding a rally for gay marriage. this time they're opposing the federal defense of marriage act. this family visited from placerville where 22-year-old daughter is on spring break. >> we came down to visit the city and go to the walt disney museum. >> reporter: kristen came here with her two mothers. >> we grew up in a relatively small town. everyone loved them and have a place to be. >> reporter: because they are in a straight marriage, the defense of marriage act will solidify the ties to kristen much more challenging. >> she doesn't have the same right because both of her parents are treated the same, she's not going to get the same benefits. if one of us -- being able to file jointed for the state. i can't file jointly with the federal government. however i didn't get the benefits for my daughter for school. >> reporter: the law prevents gay couples from receiving federal benefits such as tax break and federal healt
gathered outside of the san francisco office of dianne feinstein. efforts appears doomed in the senate. at left for the moment and saying there is not enough votes. that reality is prompted a president to stand with families of the newtown, connecticut victims this morning asking voters to challenge their elected representatives. >> if they're not part of that 90% who agree that we should make it harder for a criminal or someone with mental illness to buy a gun, ask them, why not? why are you part of the 10%? >> this morning, nancy pelosi told me sup sport crucial. >> there may not seem to be votes right now, public sentiments is everything. >> right now, senate proposing a bill that would require universal background checks on gun purchases but assault weapons and a ban on high capacity clips are not included for lack of support. the head of the nra pushing back on background checks it slows down law abiding and does nothing to anyone else. >> it's been 100 days since the newtown, connecticut killings. the president call makes it clear he knows time is working against him. >> we need
with the mayor's office here in the county of san francisco and coast guard, official wild life, all of these came together to find a way when typically the system is designed to say no, people found a way to say yes to this project. the arts commission, this collusion support from the san franciscmuseum of modern art. i apologize for the folks i will be missing because this is a cast of a thousand that made this happen. we certainly love our lawyers in this process. morrison who helped it become a very established and professional way in getting the contract involved in getting this project to an amazing legal footing. the technology network in san jose who made this a crucial project. i want to call out a thanks to or tactical team. we know how to make it small, not over 150 feet in the air. we have a studio, zone engineering and i have to say thanks to hmr who has been a rock star and directly one of the reasons this is happening. an extremely talented project. thank you all. i also want to just take a moment to really acknowledge that while leo and i have done a lot of things m
in the bay area. off the bay bridge season starts tonight in san francisco. we will have the details coming up. >> we're also watching bay area weather this morning. rain is headed our way. how it could affect your easter weekend. a check of the forecast will be in just a bit, but first let's send it over to the traffic center with george. >> the back up is no longer content went to build but it is at the toll plaza. the drive time is now 20 minutes for the bay bridge. if you're coming from the macarthur mayes if you're coming from the mimic freeway. >> we are waking up to scatters sprinkles. here's a look at storm tracker 4. we also saw some light rain for the embarcadero. you may need to use your windshield wipers as you head into work or school. off the temperatures are mainly in the '50s. look for a mix of sun and clouds for the afternoon. satellite radar shows activity is being asked to issue. we will have full details of your easter weekend coming up. >> we have been following this developing story where police say a driver in a stolen car races toward some officer and he had to open
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